Buffalo Bills Fans Never Drive Drunk

01/04/2016

Fans who attended the Buffalo Bills game versus the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday January 3, 2016 were treated to a great day of football and a Bills win over a division rival!  Bills fans also showed amazing support for the home team in the Bud Light Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge against their AFC East rivals. Hundreds of fans pledged to be Good Sports – designated drivers for their group. Responsible fans autographed a responsibility wall and received a free souvenir photo.

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Each designated driver is worth a “touchdown” (6 points) in the competition. The Bud Light Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge winner will be the team with the most points at the end of the season. Click here to see the Challenge Standings.

Partners in the Bills successful designated driver program include Bud Light, Delaware North Sportservice, and TEAM Coalition.

The positive contributions made by TEAM are far reaching. Its mission is important to fans and spectators in stadiums, but its message also contributes to responsible conduct in our communities at large. The NFL strongly supports the TEAM program, and we are proud to be a member of the TEAM Coalition.Roger Goodell, Commissioner, National Football League
Anheuser-Busch has led our industry in promoting responsible drinking for more than 30 years and Bud Light Good Sport is one of our most visible programs, which reminds fans who choose to drink, to do so responsibly and get their friends home safely. We all share the same streets after the game. This partnership with the National Football League, participating stadiums, concessionaires, TEAM Coalition and football fans displays our commitment to keeping our roads safe.Bill Bradley, Vice President, Community Affairs, Anheuser-Busch

 

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US DOT / NHTSA 2014 NATIONAL DATA:

• In 2014, 9,967 people were killed as a result of alcohol-related (BAC > 0.08) car crashes, a decrease of 1% from the 10,076 fatalities in 2013.

• Many, if not most of those lives would have been saved if people did not drive when they were impaired by alcohol or if they used sober, designated drivers or if they simply wore their seat belts.

• Statistics and research clearly show that 21-34 year old males are the demographic most likely to be involved in an automobile crash, drive when impaired by alcohol, and fail to buckle up.

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